No person shall conduct a raffle, or sell chances for a raffle, in the village without first having obtained a license therefor pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. Such license shall be issued pursuant and subject to the provisions of the Illinois Raffle Act, being ILCS Ch. 230, Act 15, §§0.01 et seq. License shall be issued only to bona fide religious, charitable, labor, business, fraternal, education or veterans' organizations that operate without profit to their members and which have been in existence continuously for a period of five years immediately before making application for a license and which have had during that entire five year period a bona fide membership engaged in carrying out their objects, or to a nonprofit fundraising organization that the village determines is organized for the sole purpose of providing financial assistance to an identified individual or group of individuals suffering extreme financial hardship as the result of an illness, disability, accident or disaster.
(Ord. 2018-03-05 A, passed 3-5-2018)